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VS Focum Marine Foams

Marine foam
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Marine foams

IMO indicates the applicable standard for marine foams to be used in fighting fires on marine vessels.

Fires are always dangerous but additional difficulties are encountered with shipboard fires due to compact spaces, intense heat in engine rooms and highly flammable materials/fuels. Even small fires are extremely dangerous given the close quarters. VS Focum have tested their marine foams against all these issues to ensure that the excellent extinguishment capabilities are retained.

If you are in need or a marine foam, contact us for guidance on 02 4944 7700.

VS Focum are at the forefront of the manufacture and continual development of fluorine free foams. Fire Response are proud to be the sole Australian distributor of these superior concentrates. We can also supply some products of the more traditional formulation, noting that every VS Focum product containing fluorine is manufactured exclusively with C6 Fluorosurfactants (no PFOS) according to EPA 2010/2015 PFOA Stewardship Program.

We at Fire Response are proud to partner with VS Focum – manufacturers of most eco-efficient firefighting foam concentrates in the world, specialising in Newtonian Fluorine Free Foam solutions. Visit them here to discover why.

We offer a special Fire Fighting Foam Transition advisory service whereby we educate your team on the finer points of transitioning your site to Fluorine Free Foam. Initial presentation can be offered via Zoom. Testing of your current foam concentrate is also available. The samples taken are sent to the labs in Spain where they are analysed and performance tested in line with international standards, whilst using your local water to ensure accuracy. Read more here or  Contact us now to find out more.

Fire Fighting Foams That Pass the Test
Besides manufacturing fire fighting Foams, VS Focum analyses concentrates’ effectiveness against fires from different firefighting installations, in order to check the concordance with regulations as OACI, European norm EN-1568, UL-162, military norm MIL F24385F, IMO. It is also certified under Quality System ISO 9001.